Overcoming Adversity in 2018
The Pittsburgh Foundation works to improve the quality of life in the Pittsburgh region by evaluating and addressing community issues, promoting responsible philanthropy and connecting donors to the critical needs of the community.
ON A BRISK AND RAIN-DRIZZLED SATURDAY in Pittsburgh this fall, the sketchy details of yet another mass shooting on American soil buzzed on cell phone news feeds and blared over televisions and car radios. For those trying to sort through the early reporting, it was agonizingly familiar — a gunman steeped in white supremacist ideology had gone on a bloody rampage.
Three organizations that uplift single women raising children got a boost totaling $28,750 from the New Philanthropic Leaders (NPL), a new group of early- and mid-career philanthropists based at The Pittsburgh Foundation.
In October 2018, at the second annual presentation of The Pittsburgh Business Times Corporate Citizenship Award, The Pittsburgh Foundation announced an expansion of its Corporate Philanthropy Program.